The Joy of Museums

Finding Meaning in Art & History

Los Angeles Museums

Los Angeles Skyline telephoto

Los Angeles officially the City of Los Angeles and also known by its initials L.A., is the cultural and commercial center of Southern California.

Nicknamed the “City of Angels”, it is known for its sunny climate, ethnic diversity and sprawling suburbs. Los Angeles is the home of Hollywood, a center of the American entertainment industry and one of the global leaders in the creation of motion picture, recorded music, and television productions.

Los Angeles has many great museums and the museums that will be featured by the “Joy of Museums” include:

Others will be added over time.

Essential Facts:

  • City:                        Los Angeles
  • Country:                 United States
  • State:                       California
  • County:                   Los Angeles
  • Pueblo:                   1781
  • Incorporated:       1850
  • Named for:           Our Lady, Queen of the Angels
  • Population:           4 million

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